Organizations - Clubs - Sports - Activities *
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Updated 08/25/2022
Club /Athletics/Team NameAdvisorAdvisor Contact InfoClub DescriptionAdditional Information WATCH FOR UPDATES
Best BuddiesGinger Rodeman
Ginger Rodeman
An inclusive social club for students with and without disabilities in all grades. We take fun field trips throughout the year and make new friends.

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Battle of the BooksWe are currently finalizing our advisor for Battle of the Books. More information will be coming soon!Colleen Fenno Ladwig fennolac@elmbrookschools.orgThe statewide Battle of the Books program is designed to promote a love of reading among our students. It encourages students to read a variety of books and remember information about the plots, characters, and settings of the books. It is a fun, academic- based competition that has been very successful in school districts throughout the state.Meetings will be held every Tuesday in the library during Resource
Cross CountryAthletic Director/Boys Head Coach-Mark Losey; Girls Head Coach- Chad Scheffler Mark Losey Long distance running. All grade levels.XC Info for 2022
Environmental Club Shari
The is an environmental club. We want the world to understand the benefits of recycling and consider using environmentally safe items to make the world a better place. We hope to send that message through this club, and inspire people to do what's right. We are going to do fun activities and learn ways we, as personal people, can do better to improve.
Destination ImaginationSrujana KosuriSrujana Kosuri
Destination Imagination (DI) is a volunteer-led, educational non-profit organization that teaches "21st century" skills and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) principles to kindergarten through university level students by collaborative problem-solving challenges. It is a hands-on, project-based educational experience that encourages creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking skills. ... This applies the creative process to help student teams create their own unique solutions to the requirements posed by the Challenges.
Not Running for the 2022 - 2023 school year.
Jazz EnsemblePhil RothschadlPhil Rothschadl
Explore and enjoy the deep-rooted American tradition of the Jazz genre.Need to be a current music student.

ForensicsDeb UttechDeb Uttech uttechd@elmbrookschools.orgInformational Slide Show
For those of you who love speaking and are looking for a winter club, forensics might be the club for you! Forensics will be a combination of virtual and (hopefully) in-person this year, including virtual meets, where you will compete against middle school students from around the state. The season will consist of practice in December and January, with meets beginning the weekend of January 28 and going through March.

Homework AdvantageCathy RayburnCathy Rayburn rayburnc@elmbrookschools.orgWould you like the opportunity to get a head start on homework or make up missing assignments with teacher assistance? Homework Advantage is a quiet environment to get help studying and prepare for tests and future assignments.
HWA will meet:
Dec. 7 & 21
Jan. 11 & 18
Feb. 8 & 22
March 1 & 15
April 12 &26
May 10 &24
History ClubAngela O'Regan Angela O'Regan This club is a great way for students to engage in fun activities while learning about history.Start date TBD second semester
HOPE Squad (7th & 8th Grade only)Margo Blomquist

Deena Camden
Margo Blomquist

Deena Camden
The purpose of the Hope Squad program is to improve access and availability to appropriate prevention services for youth who are struggling. The goal is to create a culture of care and provide friendship, encouragement, and support for students who may be struggling.New in 2021-22
HosaApril HeydenColleen Gonzalez

April Heyden
Meetings will be held during Block. Working on finalizing schedule.
IntramuralsMark LoseyMark Losey loseym@elmbrookschools.orgVarious activities for students to engage in for fun and physical health such as: floor hockey, fitness, ping pong, etc.Four sessions throughout the school year. 2022-2023 season
First Lego LeagueJudy ScaroJudy Scaro scaroj@elmbrookschools.orgFIRST LEGO League (FLL) is an international competition organized by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) for elementary and middle school students. Every August, FIRST LEGO League introduces a scientific and real-world challenge for teams to research and present solutions to. The competitions include 3 aspects, programming a robot to complete "missions" made of Legos, research and find a solution to a real world problem and demonstrate aspects of the CORE values throughout their communities. WHMS sponsors teams that participate in these competitions.
Made for the StageAmanda PatinoAmanda Patino patinoa@elmbrookschools.orgTo provide an introdcutory experience of the different elements of Musical Theater. For students to explore their interest in performing. Students will learn 2 songs with choreography and will be assigned scenes to rehearse and refine acting skills. This club is offered for 5-6 weeks September to October. The last meeting will include an informal performance of what we have learned for parents/families. Only open to students that have not previously been a cast member in musical at WHMS.
MakerspaceJudy ScaroJudy Scaro scaroj@elmbrookschools.orgMakers Space is an area in the LMC that is meant to have students, create, design and build using different tools, materials, Legos and your imagination! Bring your friends, have some fun, and create something unique today! Open to all students during lunch. There are also after school challenges planned throughout the school year.
MAPSJohn KishJohn Kish
Learn how proteins are made, how the order of amino acids in them determines how they function, and how 3D modeling technology can be used to understand their function.
Math Club
Julie Wessel

Trish St. George (22/23)
Julie Wessel

Trish St. George
Strives to engage middle school students of all ability and interest levels in fun, challening math programs, in order to expland their academic and professional opportunities.Note from Trish: parents are meeting math students one evening a week in the gr8 room
Mock Trial Club Jon VogtJon Vogt vogtj@elmbrookschools.orgStudents in the Mock Trial Club study murder, crime, and the American court system. Students practice their investigative and questioning skills, then apply them to a real murder case. The season will include evening and weekend competitions at WHMS as well as other schools in the area and around the state. Please visit our website for more information:
National Junior Honor Society
John KishJohn Kish
Are you looking for ways to serve your community and make our world a better place? Do you value academic excellence? National Junior Honor Society may be for you! NJHS is a club for 7th and 8th grade students to demonstrate and develop skills in leadership, service, character, and citizenship.Meetings on 11/3, 12/8, 1/12, 2/9, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11 from 2:45 - 3:30. Honor cord ceremony on 6/1. Applications to join NJHS were due on 9/29, 7th graders can apply as an 8th grader next year!
Ski & Board ClubApril Heyden Mark LoseyApril Heyden Mark Losey loseym@elmbrookschools.orgA fun ski and snowboarding club for all students! Come and learn to ski or snowboard Advanced skiers head right to the hills to ski with your friends!Mandatory Parent Meeting Nov 1, 2022 Deadline to signup is Nov 18, 2022 Information Link
Solo EnsembleAlexis Ganos
Amanda Patino
Sarah Marman
Alexis Ganos Amanda Patino Sarah Marman
Current music students have the opportunity to engage in musical competition.
Spelling Bee
Cally Ann MeulemansCallyAnn Meulemans meulemac@elmbrookschools.orgIf you have a love of spelling words, this is for you!Spelling Bee Information Letter
Student SenateLindsay Bialobrzeski & Courtney Monahan
Lindsay Bialobrzeski
Courtney Monahan
Students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade help to organize activities for the student body during the school year. Students learn how to be leaders in the school by building positive climate and comaraderie between all grades.
Super SingersAmanda PatinoAmanda Patino patinoa@elmbrookschools.orgSuper Singers is an extra curricular choir at WHMS for 6th grade students who are interested in singing Pop and Broadway music. Super Singers meets Wednesdays after school until 3:30 and is open to all 6th grade students, regardless if they are in Choir, Band, or Orchestra. Super Singers is not an auditioned ensemble; all that is required to join is a permission slip! Must be enrolled in at least one music class
Track 7th & 8th GR OnlyHead Coach-Mark Losey Mark Losey Opportunity to participate as a team with a variety of events to try. 7th and 8th grade only.Physical form required Parent meeting required - mid February Season starts in March and ends at the end of May Track Information
Showcase SingersAmanda PatinoAmanda Patino patinoa@elmbrookschools.orgShowcase Singers is an auditioned extra curricular choir at WHMS for 7-8th grade students who are interested in singing Pop, Broadway and Jazz music. Showcase Singers meets Tuesdays after school until 3:30 and is open to all 7-8th grade students, regardless if they are in Choir, Band, or Orchestra. Does not have to be enrolled in a music class.
Wildcat DrumlineMike HernkeMike Hernke hernkem@elmbrookschools.orgHave a love of percussion? Learn the art of being a member of a drumline.
Wildcat Pride Club (7th & 8th Grade only)Nichole Lahodik

Chad Scheffler
Nichole Lahodik

Chad Scheffler
The Wildcat Pride Club's mission is to support students who are questioning and curious about different aspects of their identity as well as their friends who support them.This club will meet on the first Thursday of every month. Students planning to attend need to pick up a permission slip from Mrs. Simpson in Student Services.
Wildcat Yearbook ClubKatie MohrKatie Mohr mohrk@elmbrookschools.orgTake photos, create pages, and help distribute the yearbook to our WHMS community.Yearbooks distributed in June.
WrestlingHead Coach- Eli WareMark Losey - Athletic Director Open to all grade levels; boys and girls. End of Oct to mid Jan Wrestling Information